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Ruby O'Grady examines how these humble plants are helping to thwart disease and combat climate change

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Cherwell's Science and Tech editors guide you through interesting talks around the city and university this week

The metabolic key to novel therapies

Hijacking immune cells’ metabolism has potential in MS and cancer therapy

Scientists with their heads in the clouds

Tom Galligan discusses the importance of blue sky science

Quantum physics is invading biology

The time has come to apply the ideas of quantum mechanics to biological mysteries

5 minute tute: Professor Joseph Conlon strings together string theory

Irteza Ishraq talks to the Oxford theoretical physicist, New College tutor and author of 'Why String Theory?' about the nature of strings and multiple dimensions.

What does Brexit mean for the future of scientific research in...

Irteza Ishraq looks at the impact Brexit could have on researchers in the UK.

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Irteza Ishraq takes a look at the latest developments in understanding Saturn's rings

Are we set for a robot takeover?

The Singularity may be a scary prospect, but we’ve got a good while yet to prepare

Are sunscreens letting us down?

Philip Baker investigates why melanoma is still on the rise despite increased sunscreen use

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